Our rainforest in miniature:
Accessing the Downs by bus
I, IΑ Mile Oak, Cockroost Hil, Cockroost Bottom, Mount Zion, New Barn Farm, Path up to Fulking Hill or Devil’s Dyke Farm. Get off at Chrisdory Road and turn right for a short walk under the bypass tunnel towards the farm.
17 Paythorne Farm Horsham bus. Holmbush Farm stop at Woodmancote . Walk down Clappers Lane and then the paths either to Fulking or Edburton and along the road at the bottom to Paythorne Farm. About ¾ hour walk to get there. Or walk down from Perching Hill on South Downs Way.
27 Waterhall , Varncombe Hill, Pangdean Bottom. Get off at Glen Rise Westdean, walk to Millcroft and turn left then left again to cross Mill Rd and go under the by pass to Waterhall. About 15 mins walk.
5, 5A, 5B towards Patcham Tegdown Hill , Stanmer Park, Heathy Brow and Ewe Bottom, Deep Bottom, Chattri. Also High Park Farm, Stanmer Park, Piddingworth Plantation,Big Bottom and Plumpton Hill. Vale Ave Patcham, path South of Recreation ground then bridge over bypass cross Braypool Lane and onto Tegdown hill. Or get to bridge by turning left along path at end of Mackie Ave.
23,25, 50U,28,29 . Waterpit Hill, Balmer Down, Balmer Huff, Buckland Hole, Moustone, Broad Shackles, Plumpton Plane, Ashcombe Bottom, Blackcap. Under tunnel to Sussex University, turn right, cross road to Mill Street, left up Ridge Lane right hand path ( about a mile) Left hand path goes to St Mary’s Farm and Ditchling Beacon.
46 ( Ditchling Rd), 26 (Cuckmere Way) 50 ( Burstead Close) Hollingbury Hill, Wild Park,
28, Housedean Farm, Balmer Down, Ashcombe Bottom
28, 84 Falmer Court Farm, Bevendean Downs, Loose Bottom.
49 Bevendean: Nature Reserve, livery stables.
48 Bevendean: Hogtrough Bottom, Falmer Hill
21,21A Swanborough Drive Race Hill, Sheepcote Valley, East Brighton Golf Course, Red Hill.
2 from stop at Downs Hotel cross road and walk down Old Parish Lane past the school. Ovingdean Downs Wick Bottom, Mount Pleasant , Ovingdean Grange Farm.
27,27C Saltdean Vale New Barn Farm, Pickers Hill Farm.
2 Downs Hotel walk left up the hill, cross little car park above Bexhill Rd to path.
21,21A,22,22A, 52 Langley Crescent cross grass to path. Balsdean Valley, Bullock Hill, Castle Hill, New Market Hill, Loose Bottom.